J Briggs Cormier

J Briggs Cormier

J Briggs Cormier

External Relations Coordinator; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts


(614) 292-8241

1089 Drake Perf and Event Ctr
1849 Cannon Dr
Columbus, OH 43210

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Office Hours

By appointment.

Areas of Expertise

  • Recruiting & Admissions
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Advancement & Alumni Engagement
  • Avant Garde Theatre
  • Directing
  • Drag Performance
  • Movement


  • PhD The Ohio State University
  • MFA University of Memphis
  • BA Rhodes College

J. Briggs Cormier works directly with Arts and Sciences Marketing and Communications and chair of the department to support marketing, communications, recruiting, and event planning needs. He manages, maintains, and develops content for the department’s website and social media channels; partners to develop print publications, promotional materials, and advertising; supports recruiting events and initiatives; plans and executes special events and serves as the department’s advancement (development and alumni relations) liaison.

Cormier is a recipient of the university's highest award recognizing diversity efforts--the Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award. He has also received the Director's Award from the Multicultural Center and a Commendation for Service and Leadership from the University Senate.

He also is an adjunct assistant professor in the department, teaching courses and directing in the season as needed. His most recent production, The Seagull (Autumn 2021), was the department's first onstage performance with an audience after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down production in spring of 2020.

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